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suddenly it turned into the epicenter of syria's civil war. armed opposition gunmen against the syrian military machine. after months of ferocious fighting, the syrian army did manage to take back babr amr, but at terrible cost. even now only 5% of the residents have returned and the fight has just moved down the road. but to get to it, we had to take a surreal trip through a fully functioning business district crowded with shoppers and students then down a street. the next front line was marked by tanks and syrian soldiers. a young captain who wanted to be known only as omar offered to show us around. look at this. wow. months of fighting have shattered this part of the old city. >> this street, snipers. >> reporter: now? >> no. >> reporter: omar gestured to a curtain hung in an alley to block the snipers' view. even so, when soldiers pass the place, they duck. just behind these battle-scarred buildings rebel fighters are still in control. we climbed inside to try and have a look. there's not a lot moving out there. we might be able to see more from this hole but they say it's too big
of pharaoh for egypt. martha: twin car bombs in damascus, syria, the blast targeted an area known to be loyal to president bashar al-asaad. then people ran out to help those who were injured in that initial explosion and then came the second large explosion. according to the estimates. 40,000 syrians have died in all of this horrific violence in syria that has been going on now for two years. bill: we are just getting started. $2 and a dream. so many lining unto buy a ticket for one of the largest lottery jackpots we have ever seen. we'll take you to one town where folks to sure use a half billion prize. martha: ambassador susan rise expected on capitol hill. she faced a tough crowd yesterday in the three senators she spoke to. she'll talk about her response on the libya attack that killed four americans. shwe'll be right back. >> we are significantly troubled by many of the answers that we got and some that we didn't get. >> the information given to thet american people was wrong. >> bottom line, i'm more disturbed now than i was before. @ [ male announcer ] when was the last time something
intensified in syria. government troops responded with fierce air attacks in towns around the air base. a london human rights group says 40,000 people have been killed since march of last year. >>> japanese police and prosecutors are building their case against a woman they say was the mastermind behind a kidnapping, torture and murder ring. investigators say miyoko sumida preyed on people close to her, that she's responsible for keeping them confined and physically abused and that she orchestrated as many as nine deaths. prosecutors indicted her on tuesday on the charge of dumping the body of a man in the sea. police found the body in a concrete-filled drum in the waters over okihama prefecture. investigators suspect sumida, who is 64, kept the man confined in her condominium in amagasaki in hyogo prefecture and that she orchestrated his abuse and death. prosecutors also indicted her husband, sister-in-law and sons. investigators say victims were held in her condo against their will, deprived of food and water and physically abused before they died. in most cases they say relatives of
to your broader question republicans will continue to respect and follow his advice and syria is the next big issue that he is pounding away on. he was at a forum at the newseum yesterday and crying out for american leadership on syria which means more involvement and there are a lot of big issues he has a huge influence on because of his experience, respect and personal history. this issue i'm not so sure they'll follow him on but two or three have said they're putting holds on a nomination. no bell laureate economists nominated for the federal reserve who was finally withdrew his name after a year of waiting because he was not going to be -- >> consumer. >> and the consumer protection service agency, elizabeth warren's former agency so you have people all over the place, judges -- >> ambassadors. >> when lindsey graham mentioned yesterday was john boughten and that was, okay, a warning because john was not confirmed for u.n. ambassador then was a recess appointee. no way the president will nominate a secretary of state as a recess appointee. you cannot with credible lead diplomacy over
, a positive. but she has a legacy with libya which is at best incomplete and legacy with syria which is seriously worrying. in many ways the big issue of her time as secretary of state was this arab upheaval that happened on her watch. so far, the u.s. record has not been very good and we have not been leading for the most part. and we have left a lot of problems for the future. >> supporters say clinton leverageed her unique star power and global rolodex to elevate and advance a set of issues important to her, including gender equality, environment and tech no and social media. >> i would like to recognize tremendous commitment and dedication you have shown to re-establishing the united states. not just as an indispensable power but as an indispensable partner. >> whether hillary clinton is remembered alongside the likes of atchison, kissinger, schultz and baker may be a function of how much power she was entrusted with by the one-time rival for presidency. >> the military owned afghanistan and iraq. the war on terror was run out oaf the agency in the white house. all the big strate
and syria and a lot of other things, you can't justify the amount of partisan heat that's gone into this issue on what susan rice said. so there has to be something behind it beyond getting at the facts. this is an attack on the administration, it's got partisan motives and you have to ask why is it? because there were no consequences of having said what they said. people didn't say, oh, well, i'm going to vote for the administration because there was just a demonstration that caused this. i wouldn't vote for them if they were actually attacked by al qaeda? come on, that doesn't make sense. >> certainly it has become partisan, which is a big tragedy about the whole thing, i think we can agree. thanks to both of you. >>> and now to an "outfront" update on a story from texas. it's an ugly custody battle that's defining what mother hood means. we told you first about this in september. cindy and her friend marvin mcmurray agreed to have a child together. what they used was his sperm and donated eggs. then close became pregnant with twins through in vitro fertilization. after twins
the immediate ramifications of the arab spring, if you like, and obviously you've still got issues in syria. there's still tensions with respect to that. the area isn't going to settle down for quite a long time. that means we're going to have episodic periods where you get, for example, shots just because of tensions in that region. coming back to big global macro we were talking about earlier, that is one of the biggest threats to the global economy. we've got oil prices at fairly reasonable levels right now, but if you stop pushing all prices back above $100 a barrel in west texas towards 110 and 115, that's a serious break to a global economy that's already struggling. >> absolutely. and in the developed world argument, where do you see the markets in 2013? >> i would still be of the broad expectation that emerging markets are better than developed markets at this point. all the legacies that we're still dealing with from the financial crisis. but they have a greater potential to grow. but equally, it's about global demand and if areas like the u.s. are not really growing, areas like eu
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